Lake Rosseau , Ontario


Lake Rosseau

Being an easy drive from Canada's largest city of Toronto, Lake Rosseau is one of the big three Muskoka lakes (along with Lake Joseph and Lake Muskoka) and considered part of cottage country.

Numerous cottages dot the shore of Lake Rosseau, including some dating back to the late 19th century.


The town of Rosseau anchors Lake Rosseau to the north.



Water Details of Lake Rosseau

Midpoint: 45.183605,-79.59823

FedBy: Lake Joseph, Shadow River

DrainsInto: Port Carling, Lake Muskoka

Estimated Number of Cottages: 5000

Road Access

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South from Toronto: Highway 400. North from Sudbury: Highway 400. Both about 2 hours.


Lake Rosseau has plenty of lake trout, walleye, small and large mouth bass, muskellunge.


Lake Rosseau is perfect for virtually any type of watercraft: sailboats, canoeing, kayaking, motorboats, jetski's.